EARTH 156 - Coral Reef Dynamics
Section: 001
Term: WN 2012
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Coral Reefs Dynamics examines the different components of this very important marine ecosystem. The biology and ecology of modern reefs are a central focus of the class, together with the evolution of the reef community and its composition over geologic time. The class also investigates the interaction between the major organisms living in association with coral reefs and the ways in which our species affect the reefs both directly and indirectly through climate change.

Course Requirements:

In-class presentations, midterm and final exam, reports.

Intended Audience:

First year students; No background in science is necessary.

Class Format:

First-Year Seminar meets 3 hours per week. The course combines student presentations and discussions with traditional lectures.

EARTH 156 - Coral Reef Dynamics
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.
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